Musicians The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs  

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Love electronic music, but even techno seems a little soft for you? You will love Hardstyle - assuming you aren't already rocking out on your headphones while reading this. Originating in the Netherlands, Hardstyle music take elements of electronic dance music (EDM) and mixes it with hardtechno and hardcore. Think hard-sounding kick drums, intense fded or reverses basslines, dissonant synth melodies, and distorted sounds - the kind you can feel in your body while you listen. So who are the best hardstyle artists? This list of the top hardstyle bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings and attempts to rank them in order of the best to worst. 

You can click on the hardstyle band names to see more information about that particular notable hardstyle group. If they're near the top of the best hardstyle artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top hardstyle bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the hardstyle band names themselves.

Dutch DJ Headhunterz and British DJ Skream are a great entry point into the genre if you're looking for new hardstyle djs to listen to. Headhunterz is one of the most well known names hardstyle music and he continues to push the genre in new directions. If you like punchy kicks, you will probably like him. Other artists like Wasted Penguinz are taking the genre to the other extreme by employing highly emotional melodies and heavy kick drums. Names like Scooter and Hocico also make the top of the list. All important, significant and iconic names in hardstyle music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. 

So who are the best hardstyle bands of all time? Who is the greatest hardstyle dj ever? If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular hardstyle bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Headhunterz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Hard dance

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1,353 309
Da Tweekaz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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1,588 391
Coone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Jumpstyle

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1,535 376
Brennan Heart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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1,164 259
Wildstylez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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717 133
Ran-D is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added

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858 190
D- Block & S- Te- Fan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Happy hardcore, Hard dance

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1,041 279
Zatox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
SemyonIvanov added Hadrstyle
Italian Hardstyle artist and DJ. Born on 17 November 1975 in Tivoli.

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984 259
Noisecontrollers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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765 178
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700 176
Gunz for Hire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle

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437 92
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927 317
Frontliner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
SeanCruz-Salvadores added

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648 195
Psyko Punkz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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726 240
Angerfist is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Mainstream hardcore, Hardcore techno

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562 166
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AndréTesch added

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675 220
Wasted Penguinz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Hard dance

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489 183
Technoboy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Hard dance

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295 77
Bass Modulators is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added

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478 182
The Prophet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Hard dance

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425 159
Radical Redemption is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
MatthewvanLooy added

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316 110
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AndréTesch added

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310 111
Audiotricz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added

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121 11
Sub Zero Project is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Luca Albrecht added

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535 271
Showtek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Electro house, Electronic dance music